Top Baby Names in Utah 1905 Edition

According to the Social Security Administration, the most popular baby names in Utah now are Ethan and Olivia. Thanks to a forthcoming index of birth certificates issued in 1905, we may now know the most popular names from over a century ago.


  • Mary
  • Ruth
  • Alice
  • Thelma
  • Helen
  • Florence
  • Elizabeth
  • Margaret
  • Edna
  • Hazel


  • John
  • William
  • George
  • James
  • Joseph
  • Charles
  • Clarence
  • Thomas
  • Arthur
  • Robert

About Gina Strack

Processing & Reference Archivist at the Utah State Archives. View all posts by Gina Strack

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